The gender chapters in trade agreements: A true revolution?

November 14, 2017

While the nexus between trade policy, gender equality, and sustainable development is increasingly clear, a new generation of free trade agreements is incorporating trade and gender chapters, signalling a noticeable shift from past practice. Can this be regarded as a true revolution in the way the trade community addresses gender equality?

 

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS) GENDER

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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